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Detroit to Los Angeles Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration 4h 39m
Flights Arrive in Los Angeles
Flights Depart from Detroit
Flight Price $180
Distance 1,991 miles
Airlines Spirit Airlines, Delta, United Airlines

Good to Know

Low Season:
February
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High Season:
November
Most popular time to fly
6%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$285
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$211
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

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Average price per month
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Top Tips for Finding a Cheap Flight

Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $210 or less.
The cheapest flight from Detroit to Los Angeles was found 23 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be October, November and December. The cheapest month to fly is February.
Morning departure is around 19% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Detroit to Los Angeles Flights

How long does a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles take?
An average nonstop flight takes 4h 47m, covering a distance of 1991 miles.
How many flights are there between Detroit and Los Angeles?
There are 509 (nonstop) flights between Detroit and Los Angeles per week, averaging 74 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Spirit Airlines ($180), Delta ($217) and United Airlines ($312).
Do I need a passport to fly between Detroit and Los Angeles?
No.
Which airlines fly most frequently between Detroit and Los Angeles?
Delta (13 times daily), Virgin Australia (12 times daily), Aeromexico (12 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Detroit to Los Angeles?
For Detroit to Los Angeles, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Los Angeles back to Detroit, the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Thursday being the most expensive.
Which airports will I be using when flying from Detroit to Los Angeles?
When flying out of Detroit you will be using Detroit All airports, often referred to as Detroit Airport. You will be landing at Los Angeles, also known as Los Angeles Airport.

Book cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Detroit
$180
only
$180
Destination
Los Angeles
$180
only
$180
Tue, Apr 30
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
8h 26m
Tue, May 7
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 32m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats and setup were miserable. The Little charges constantly add up— so the ‘discount’ flight was within a few dollars of flying with a real airline

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing! I never went.

Cons: Any airline can experience weather conditions but they usually have relationships with other airlines and get you on another flight very soon. Spirit, I was told, lacks those relationships.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.3

Pros: Price of ticket

Cons: It was a rough flight, rough take off. Cramped space even for a smaller person

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Toilet wete clean ! On time! Crew really caring.very safe flight!

Cons: Do not serve even water, but with the cheep price it worthsd

Wed, Sep 11
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 47m
Sun, Sep 15
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 30m
Trip: 5 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 38 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.5
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing I can think

Cons: The seats selection

LWS
SLC
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Seats were narrow and we were shoulder to shoulder. Plane was clean and all was on tkmr

Cons: Roomier cabin

CDG
MSP
Excellent 8.3

Pros: Excellent cabin crew!

Cons: Boarding on time and announcing changes to the bowrding schedule instead of leaving customers guessing.

AUS
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Snacks and drinks and movies on point.

Cons: No cheese its.

OAK
SLC
Excellent 10.0

Cons: Everything was excellent.

Tue, Jul 2
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
7h 08m
Mon, Jul 29
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10h 59m
Trip: 28 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 62,444 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.5
NRT
ORD
Good 7.6

Pros: Seats were comfortable

Cons: One flight attendant a little short with customers or maybe just dry humor, hard to tell. My daughter did not want to talk to him entire trip because of earlier altercation. It would be great if United could put in foot rests in economy and economy.

EWR
SAV
Okay 4.0

Cons: The flight was delayed due to weather at Newark. But when the weatther turned good, there was no Gate Agent from United for nearly one hour. Finally a captain who was flying home cold not take it and finally went from one gate to another hoping to find a GA.

NAS
EWR
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Crew was great. Food was ok. Seats were nice

Cons: It was good. I’m satisfied

ORD
SFO
Okay 4.0

Cons: Flight departed late

IAH
OKC
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Great crew!

Sat, Mar 30
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
9h 11m
Sat, Apr 20
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
6h 23m
Trip: 22 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, May 7
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
11h 38m
Tue, May 14
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7h 43m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Spirit charges extra for everything. Will not fly them again!

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.5

Pros: - Flight attendants were nice. They deserve a raise, since your CEO makes $7 million a year. - The outstanding pilots got us to LAX safely. They deserve a raise, since your CEO makes $7 million a year.

Cons: - The seats were not comfortable - The seats don't recline back (seriously CEO Robert L. Fornaro? You won't invest in reclining seats? wow that's pathetic) - Spirit won't even offer free beverages (even water) after I paid over $500 for a ticket? (seriously? That make's your airline look so pathetically greedy/cheap) - The fact that you have "Entertainment" as a category, yet there is no entertainment of any kind (in-flight movies, etc.) - The fact that CEO Robert L. Fornaro makes over $7 million a year. He's grossly overpaid...someone should tell the Board of Directors.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Flight was cancelled. Paid ourselves to take flight with Delta instead next morning.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Excellent helpful stewards on both my flights over to LAX.

Cons: The whole flight was awesome....

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: It was a decent flight

Cons: No wifi on the plane

Wed, Sep 18
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 47m
Sun, Sep 22
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 30m
Trip: 5 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 38 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.5
IAD
MSP
Good 7.6

Pros:

Cons:

MCI
DTW
Excellent 8.0

Cons: If there could have been some sort of service at DTW to take customers to the gate of their connecting flight, for cases of really short time window of course, it’d be extremely helpful.

SAN
LAS
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Great flight

AUS
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Snacks and drinks and movies on point.

Cons: No cheese its.

MCO
MSP
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Flying first class was wonderful. Great crew. Good food.

Cons: Can’t think of anything.

Tue, Apr 30
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
20h 35m
Sat, May 4
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12h 42m
Trip: 5 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.8

Pros: Went smooth and no delays, departure and arrival were right on time. Crew was nice, available if requested.

Cons: Very little room to move, every option cost a bit more money. Charged for water. Only allowed one personal item, carry on costs money.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Cons: Nothing

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: The flight was delayed they charged me for my carry on because the flight was over sold and didn't do the same to all passengers unfair if you ask me. The don't even give you water to drink without charging you.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Flight was cancelled. Paid ourselves to take flight with Delta instead next morning.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Every thing was ok but they don't even offer water?

Sat, May 4
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
12h 11m
Wed, May 8
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12h 42m
Trip: 5 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 5.5

Pros: - Flight attendants were nice. They deserve a raise, since your CEO makes $7 million a year. - The outstanding pilots got us to LAX safely. They deserve a raise, since your CEO makes $7 million a year.

Cons: - The seats were not comfortable - The seats don't recline back (seriously CEO Robert L. Fornaro? You won't invest in reclining seats? wow that's pathetic) - Spirit won't even offer free beverages (even water) after I paid over $500 for a ticket? (seriously? That make's your airline look so pathetically greedy/cheap) - The fact that you have "Entertainment" as a category, yet there is no entertainment of any kind (in-flight movies, etc.) - The fact that CEO Robert L. Fornaro makes over $7 million a year. He's grossly overpaid...someone should tell the Board of Directors.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Pros: Boarding process was quick, crew was efficient

Cons: Flight was delayed 40 minutes on a Sunday night. This was probably the most uncomfortable flight I have ever experienced. The seats are so poorly designed, they did not even recline a measly 1.5 inches, as other planes do, and halfway through the flight my back began to ache and I could not find a comfortable position for the rest of the flight. As a young, physically healthy person, I have flown 12 hrs from the US to Asia more comfortably than this.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: What's to like if there is no flight.

Cons: Everything about Spirit.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Cons: one of the three stewardesses was not very friendly

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.5

Pros: Crew on plane was very friendly.

Cons: Crew was so rude at the airport - took us an hour to get through a ten person line to check our bags. Could have gone a lot better had the Spirit employees cared and prioritized those who were prepared and not just buying tickets.

Tue, Jun 4
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 57m
Tue, Jun 11
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 32m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.5

Pros: I like non-stop flights and on time flights.

Cons: The seating space is entirely too small. Flights that are at least 3 hours flight time should have more seating space.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.3

Pros: The crews sense of humor really helped

Cons: Having to pay for luggage. The comfort of the plane just isn't there. Very cramped. Thought the plane was going to fall apart on the landing as everything was rattling

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Pros: new planes, on time departure and arrival.

Cons: horrible website. small seating area, especially in the middle seat. not a fan of the pay for everything model. esp long line for check in, but seemed to be plenty of staff milling around. i saw at least one person lose his cool due to the marginal service. sorry, i won't be a repeat customer to spirit airlines.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap flight

Cons: -The fact that you have to pay for guaranteed seats together. -Seemingly large number of incompetent employees or maybe it was just an attitude of "I'm just here to punch a clock, I don't get paid to go the extra step" -Can't even offer complimentary water? There's cheap and there's whatever that is.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

Sat, May 4
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
12h 11m
Sat, May 11
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12h 42m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: Very cramped and uncomfortable.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: They are horrible! Charge for everything! Cancel flights at the last minute with no flexibility to change to another flight!

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Every thing was ok but they don't even offer water?

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: The boarding was the easiet I've had in long time. The staff was good. Flying and landing was great. Got to my destination even earlier than I thought. Space for my luggage in overhead.

Cons: The seats didn't recline and no head cushion thingy.

Tue, Jun 4
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 57m
Tue, Jun 11
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 31m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

Pros: Email update about change of gate.

Cons: Spirit is not forthcoming on website about the extra charges prior to booking the flights, and the charges go up substantially at the airport. There was 45 minute wait time at the baggage claim. The seats are the most uncomfortable I have ever experienced in 50 years of flying. There is also not nearly enough leg room between rows. Charging $65 for a small piece of carry on luggage is disgusting. Not having any water free of charge is not healthy for the passengers on a 4.5 hour flight. The flight attendants discouraged anyone from standing or moving around, also not good for one's health.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: Flight delayed 1 hour. We got into LAX & sat on tarmac for 45 minutes because our gate had a plane with a maintenance issue. The new gate also had a plane stuck with maintenance issue. Plane was hot with no eta on when we could deplane.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Excellent helpful stewards on both my flights over to LAX.

Cons: The whole flight was awesome....

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The people and the organization. Everyone on the team was highly professional, on the ground and in the air with no exception. There was some delays because of the weather or something else but they handled it well. I understand that safety comes first and I agree with them. Yes the crew were highly professional. Thank them for me, please. Some people were complaining about the delay and you always find those complainers everywhere but the crew handled them nicely. What is important is safety and comfort, and a pleasant flight, and it was.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Flight going to Detroit. Fight attendant Donna was wonderful in helping me get a seat next to my 82 year old mother. Return flight to lax. Attendant Devin was fabulous! My mother had some difficulty. I believe it was anxiety due to the fact that I was not seated next to her. He was right there to help in any way he could.

Cons: Nickel and dime pricing, seating arrangements, baggage weight and prices will probably discourage me from flying Spirit again. Staff was great though

Tue, Apr 2
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
20h 35m
Tue, Apr 9
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18h 23m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats don't recline, I wouldn't choose to fly this airline again

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: On time and straight flights.

Cons: Just the extra fees w carry on but I guess that's what I get for getting a cheap fare. It's ok still.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing was good

Cons: Flight got delayed twice. Terrible service.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.3

Cons: Had to pay for water.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.6

Pros: I liked how efficient and how much they attempt to make the flight comfortable very polite staff and very clean flight

Cons: Over booking and very cramped regardless of how hard the flight staff tried to accommodate

Fri, May 3
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 57m
Fri, May 10
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 31m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.5

Pros: Crew on plane was very friendly.

Cons: Crew was so rude at the airport - took us an hour to get through a ten person line to check our bags. Could have gone a lot better had the Spirit employees cared and prioritized those who were prepared and not just buying tickets.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: They are horrible! Charge for everything! Cancel flights at the last minute with no flexibility to change to another flight!

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing was good

Cons: Flight got delayed twice. Terrible service.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros:

Cons: It cost the same as Delta or American and the others, once you pay all the garbage fees for luggage, seats & insurance. Be up front and honest. Price your tickets accordingly.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.6

Pros: I liked how efficient and how much they attempt to make the flight comfortable very polite staff and very clean flight

Cons: Over booking and very cramped regardless of how hard the flight staff tried to accommodate

Wed, Aug 14
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 49m
Tue, Aug 20
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 26m
Trip: 7 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

Pros: Email update about change of gate.

Cons: Spirit is not forthcoming on website about the extra charges prior to booking the flights, and the charges go up substantially at the airport. There was 45 minute wait time at the baggage claim. The seats are the most uncomfortable I have ever experienced in 50 years of flying. There is also not nearly enough leg room between rows. Charging $65 for a small piece of carry on luggage is disgusting. Not having any water free of charge is not healthy for the passengers on a 4.5 hour flight. The flight attendants discouraged anyone from standing or moving around, also not good for one's health.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Pros: Boarding process was quick, crew was efficient

Cons: Flight was delayed 40 minutes on a Sunday night. This was probably the most uncomfortable flight I have ever experienced. The seats are so poorly designed, they did not even recline a measly 1.5 inches, as other planes do, and halfway through the flight my back began to ache and I could not find a comfortable position for the rest of the flight. As a young, physically healthy person, I have flown 12 hrs from the US to Asia more comfortably than this.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Excellent helpful stewards on both my flights over to LAX.

Cons: The whole flight was awesome....

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Cons: one of the three stewardesses was not very friendly

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Cons: Nothing

Tue, Apr 30
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
8h 26m
Sun, May 5
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 32m
Trip: 6 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Flight going to Detroit. Fight attendant Donna was wonderful in helping me get a seat next to my 82 year old mother. Return flight to lax. Attendant Devin was fabulous! My mother had some difficulty. I believe it was anxiety due to the fact that I was not seated next to her. He was right there to help in any way he could.

Cons: Nickel and dime pricing, seating arrangements, baggage weight and prices will probably discourage me from flying Spirit again. Staff was great though

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros: Flight left almost 4 hours late because of a mechanical problem

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Crew was nice, flight arrived early, generally appreciate the competitive prices

Cons: $100+ at the gate without warning. No movies.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: STRAIGHT FLIGHTS

Cons: SEATS DO NOT GO BACK

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Everything else was fine! I really think you need better seats! More professional look! Get rid of the yellow and the way the writing is on your aircraft! Your known as a cheaper flight, but it shows also!

Cons: I think you should update the paint job on your aircraft! Maybe a little more professional? Looks kind of childish! Some of your flight crew seem very unenthused with their job. Like their just there for a paycheck. Not the pilots, but the attendants. I

Tue, Jun 11
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
10h 43m
Wed, Jun 19
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 26m
Trip: 9 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.3

Pros: Flight attendants were a cut above -- calm, charming and very helpful as opposed to the surly hall monitors typical of most budget most airlines.

Cons: Aware of "hidden fees" I checked all of my boxes, checked in online in advance, paid for bags in advance, and when I got there, gate agent says bags were not paid for... BS. I entered credit card and paid. Apparently payment did not go through. Would NOT have been an issue at all had I not been charged $10 more for the same check-in. What a racket. Even when I tried to avoid surprise fees, they got me. Same thing happened to another passenger. Totally unethical. No benefit of the doubt given. Unreal. It destroyed what would have been an overall good experience on Spirit.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Absolutely nothing.

Cons: I was running behind schedule to the airport due to car troubles. I arrived 50 minutes prior to departure, to check my luggage so I could then run to my flight, only to be told by this very ungraceful lady that it was too late and I would have to go talk to some other worker to be put on another flight. I reluctantly walked over and had explained my situation, I thought things were going well, the man said he would put me on the next flight out, what I wasn't anticipating was him asking me for $385 and whether I would be using visa or master card. I pled with the man explaining that I had traveled all the way here from California to visit my family in Michigan and that there was no way I could afford that on such short notice. My round trip flight didn't even cost that much. Needless to say, after I refused to pay that and asked if there was anyway whatsoever he could help me, his response was no and that I was holding up his line, without anytime for me to respond he belts out "NEXT CUSTOMER!" I have never been treated so poorly by an airline, I get treated better at McDonalds than here. I vow from that day on I will never fly with spirit, nor will I use the DTW Detroit airport. Please BEWARE before you fly with spirit, ps. its $100 per bag to check luggage with them at the gate.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: The flight was delayed they charged me for my carry on because the flight was over sold and didn't do the same to all passengers unfair if you ask me. The don't even give you water to drink without charging you.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros: The professionalism and kindnesses of the crew.

Cons: Al-la-cart pricing and sardine seating is ruining the air travel experience.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Pros: new planes, on time departure and arrival.

Cons: horrible website. small seating area, especially in the middle seat. not a fan of the pay for everything model. esp long line for check in, but seemed to be plenty of staff milling around. i saw at least one person lose his cool due to the marginal service. sorry, i won't be a repeat customer to spirit airlines.

Fri, Mar 29
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
10h 59m
Thu, Apr 4
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7h 21m
Trip: 7 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 62,444 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.5
ORD
FRA
Good 6.0

Pros: Crew was nice; not out of their way, though.

Cons: Food, movies, space

ASE
ORD
Okay 4.5

Pros: The crew was fine.

Cons: United is consistently late and unhelpful with addressing travel delays. The first leg of my flight was delayed which would have caused me to miss my connection. United staff could not have been less helpful. In the future, I will try to avoid flying United wherever possible.

IAD
LHR
Okay 4.0

Cons: Wholly inaccurate and frankly FALSE information about baggage policies and seating. This was advertised and linked to the baggage policy of Austrian Airlines. I learned at the airport that I would be charged for bags, by United. I am inclined to never use Kayak, Austrian, or United ever again.

EWR
MUC
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Crew was friendly, food was delicious and flight was nice and smooth!

OKA
FUK
Good 7.6

Cons: Did not seem to be able to control the movie, to restart, or FF or REWIND.

Wed, Jul 17
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 49m
Mon, Jul 22
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 26m
Trip: 6 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros:

Cons: It cost the same as Delta or American and the others, once you pay all the garbage fees for luggage, seats & insurance. Be up front and honest. Price your tickets accordingly.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: they cancelled my flight and had nothing available until the next day, causing me to miss my event. they refused to look into putting me on a flight with another airline (although one rep said they could, the next said they don't do that). this airline is the worst.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Flight going to Detroit. Fight attendant Donna was wonderful in helping me get a seat next to my 82 year old mother. Return flight to lax. Attendant Devin was fabulous! My mother had some difficulty. I believe it was anxiety due to the fact that I was not seated next to her. He was right there to help in any way he could.

Cons: Nickel and dime pricing, seating arrangements, baggage weight and prices will probably discourage me from flying Spirit again. Staff was great though

Tue, Jul 23
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 49m
Tue, Aug 13
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 26m
Trip: 22 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: The boarding was the easiet I've had in long time. The staff was good. Flying and landing was great. Got to my destination even earlier than I thought. Space for my luggage in overhead.

Cons: The seats didn't recline and no head cushion thingy.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.3

Pros: Price of ticket

Cons: It was a rough flight, rough take off. Cramped space even for a smaller person

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The people and the organization. Everyone on the team was highly professional, on the ground and in the air with no exception. There was some delays because of the weather or something else but they handled it well. I understand that safety comes first and I agree with them. Yes the crew were highly professional. Thank them for me, please. Some people were complaining about the delay and you always find those complainers everywhere but the crew handled them nicely. What is important is safety and comfort, and a pleasant flight, and it was.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.6

Pros: bag

Cons: My bag never left Myrtle beach

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.5

Pros: The good humor of the crew.

Cons: A movie or even a screen that shows where you are would be nice. It would also be nice to have the option of wifi while flying.

Wed, Aug 7
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 49m
Wed, Aug 21
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 26m
Trip: 15 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 306 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

Pros: The only up side is that I eventually got home... :(

Cons: When I purchased my ticket I paid extra for an isle exit row seat. On the day of my flight I got an email plenty early that the flight had been delayed an hour with no explanation why, which stinks. Once on the plane we found out that the reason we were delayed was because they changed the planes that morning and we needed to wait for an extra stewardess to get to the airport bc of the plane change. This is HORRIBLE planning, if you don't have the staff don't change the plane!! Also because of the plane change my seat was no longer in an exit row. When I explained to the stewardess that I paid extra for my seat that was supposed to be in an exit row I was told that I needed to return to my seat and they will fix it after they are done boarding. Once everyone was on the plane they told me that I was "lucky" because there was still a middle seat in an exit row available... Again I had PAID EXTRA for an ISLE EXIT ROW seat when I purchased the ticket but now I am lucky they can seat me in the last exit tow seat available. When I brought up the fact that I shouldn't have to complain to get the seat that I had already paid for the stewardess gave me attitude like I should be grateful for whatever they give me. Then she passed me off to another gentleman who didn't care about hearing what my issue was he just wanted the plane to take off already. I felt very disrespected by all the Spirit employees once on the plane. Spirit in general is very shady because if I hadn't brought up the fact that I paid extra for my exit row they would have just let me pay the extra money for a normal seat.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

Cons: No updates about delays due to snow.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros:

Cons: It cost the same as Delta or American and the others, once you pay all the garbage fees for luggage, seats & insurance. Be up front and honest. Price your tickets accordingly.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: they cancelled my flight and had nothing available until the next day, causing me to miss my event. they refused to look into putting me on a flight with another airline (although one rep said they could, the next said they don't do that). this airline is the worst.

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